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Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College Franklin-Simpson Center hosted instructors and staff from across the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education network on campus for three days of training July 26-28 to deliver the Manufacturing Core Exercise curriculum on problem …

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Fireworks were fired in Mitchellville, Tenn., on Saturday after normal July Fourth celebrations were delayed by dry weather. Along with the fireworks show, the event featured food vendors and live music.

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United Way of Southern Kentucky announced Monday that it is investing a total of $44,500 in education, income, health and safety net programs and services for its July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022 funding period in Simpson County.

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Republican Party of Kentucky Party Chairman Mac Brown and Republican leadership in the state celebrated a milestone in the history of the Republican Party: there are now more registered Republicans than Democrats in Kentucky.

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Daniel Patrick Klingmann, from Boy Scout Troop 47 in Franklin, the son of Christine and Chad Johnson and a senior at Franklin-Simpson High School, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the BSA.

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Paxton Media Group, owner of the Franklin Favorite newspaper and radio station WFKN, announced Friday the sale of the radio station to a Bowling Green-based group.

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Franklin Business and Professional Women attended the Kentucky Federation of Business and Professional Women State Conference on June 24-25 in Lebanon, where they received several awards.

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Easton England, the 2-year-old son of Mya Filpiak and Daylen England of Franklin, is decked out in patriotic attire during Monday’s Independence Day Parade in Franklin.

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Companies in Franklin and Simpson County and across the region have an abundance of vacant jobs. The Simpson unemployment rate is a meager 3%, so the labor market is thin in Simpson as well as in the region.

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Special Olympics gold medalists Casey Freeman of Franklin and Brianna Goode of Glasgow were honored Monday during a homecoming at Circus Square Park in Bowling Green after the two participated in this month’s 2022 Special Olympic USA Games in Orlando, Fla.

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Special Olympians Brianna Goode (from left) of Glasgow and Casey Freeman of Franklin listen as director of Special Populations Cameron Levi speaks to a crowd Monday during a celebration of the athletes at Circus Square Park in Bowling Green.

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Kelcie Richart, the campus director of the Franklin-Simpson Center at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, was awarded the Dr. George Giacumakis Innovation Award at a recent conference.

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A Franklin woman faces two counts of attempted second-degree manslaughter after what was described as a near fatal overdose at her Salem Road residence on June 17.

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Kelcie Richart, campus director of the Franklin-Simpson Center at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, started as an intern at SKYCTC in 2015. Now, spurred by the success locally of her then-graduate intern project, she has earned the Dr. George Giacumakis Innovation Award.

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Summer concert June 24 features Andy and the Rockers

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A fire June 14 destroyed Shyne Labs on Reasonover Drive in the Wilkey North Industrial Park off 31-W North.

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Franklin grads dot WKU’s Dean’s List, President’s List

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BOWLING GREEN — Western Kentucky University’s Board of Regents last week approved a $383.4 million budget for fiscal year 2023, an increase of nearly $8 million compared to the prior year’s budget. The budget includes a 2% salary pool to address cost of living increases, pay gaps and inversi…

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The Simpson County Honor Guard participated in the Memorial Day event hosted by Amvets.

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Janey Garris shakes hands with veteran Buster Brown during a Memorial Day event by the Amvets Post 110. Janey, 7, sang the National Anthem.

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Greater Tuna performances rescheduled

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Clean up is under way in Portland, Tenn., after what was estimated to be a record crowd last weekend at the Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival.

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Summer Feeding Program May 31 through Aug. 5The Summer Feeding Program at the African American Heritage Center at 500 Jefferson St. is May 31 through Aug. 5.

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She has sung at the White House, at Cape Canaveral for an historic space shuttle crew, which included a longtime friend, at the Paris Air Show for the Launch of the International Space Station, on the National Mall for a quarter of a million Girl Scouts, and won a publishing deal with Warner…